2022 Huge Year for Local Industrial Investment Growth December 19, 2022 Report The Huntington County Economic Development Corporation helped facilitate thirteen client projects in 2022 with those companies committing to invest over $234,000,000.00 of their own capital, potentially creating 459 new jobs in the process. The new positions pay on average approximately $28.50 per hour. Since 2008, the agency has facilitated 170 projects committing over $700,000,000.00 in Huntington County. "2022 has simply been a fantastic year among the clients we support," said Mark Wickersham, Executive Director for the Huntington County Economic Development Corporation. "We have an excellent economic development team in Huntington County and the progress is incredible," Wickersham said. Among the 2022 highlights are construction at the newly created Riverfork West Industrial Park; major growth at the Markle Industrial Park, and two solar farms planned in the southeast portion of Huntington County. The thirteen projects involve: EDF RenewablesInnovating PackagingIntricutJebi's Ice CreamKanban USA/Fort Wayne AnodizingMaple SolarNovaeReust Lawncare & LandscapingRTT HoldingsSingh LogisticsSortera AlloysTeijin (plant 1 improvements)Teijin/Riverfork West Ribbon cutting ceremonies associated with previous announcements complimented the 2022 activity. Ecolab, Promach/Shuttleworth, and Osterholt Truss Company completed their previously announced projects this year. "We have a lot to be thankful for," Wickersham said. "There is always more to be done, but this has been a great year for the history of the industrial community in Huntington County," he concluded.